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Evidence-Based Strategies for Increasing Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in Title X Settings

This presentation will begin with a brief review of CDC screening, treatment, and prevention recommendations for chlamydia and gonorrhea (CT/GC) and a discussion of the current prevalence and trends of CT/GC infections and screening. Several evidence-based strategies for increasing screening rates at Title X sites will be offered. The presentation will conclude with a review of Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) tools that are designed to support Title X grantees and sites to increase screening.

Speakers:

Holly Howard, MPH, Director of the National Quality Improvement Center and Program Manager for Health Promotion and Healthcare Quality Improvement at the California Department of Public Health's Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Branch, and Jennifer Kawatu, RN, MPH, Clinical Training Consultant for the FPNTC.

Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain CDC screening, treatment, and prevention recommendations for CT/GC
  2. escribe the current prevalence and trends of CT/GC infections and screening
  3. Describe evidence-based strategies for increasing CT/GC screening
  4. Identify two FPNTC tools that support Title X grantees and sites to increase screening